Salmonella outbreak linked to onions – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-10-20 18:30:35 –

(WJW) — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a food safety warning regarding the outbreak of Salmonella associated with all onions.

Contaminated onions Reportedly ProSource Inc from Chihuahua, Mexico. Distributed by the company. The company reportedly last imported onions into the United States on August 27.

According to the CDC, anyone who buys these red, yellow, and white onions should throw them away immediately. Areas where onions may have been stored are advised to be thoroughly cleaned. The same applies to restaurants.

So far, the CDC report 652 people from 37 states, including Ohio, became ill after eating these onions, and 129 were hospitalized.

Common symptoms of Salmonella poisoning include nausea, fever, and diarrhea. If you have severe symptoms, it is advisable to contact your doctor.

At this time, investigators are working to see if other produce is part of the outbreak.

For more information on recalls CDC website.

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